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Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
, rwanda's support for military financing has been suspended. we will continue to monitor reports of an external support and respond appropriately, including reviewing our assistance. we are working with our partners and the drc to develop a comprehensive approach that addresses all three elements, the congolese defense forces, military justice, and the police. we must work to develop a more professional forces that respect human rights and protect territorial integrity in population. the defense department has provided training to the congolese military, including training of a light infantry battalion in 2010. sexual and gender based violence prevention and training were incorporated in every aspect of this effort. in addition to the ongoing training, the defense department's as included logistics, exercise participation, basic military intelligence training, humanitarian assistance and he military action. moving forward, the defense department stands ready to work with our colleagues to determine the best way ahead including providing additional infantry training. the scale of
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
find customers here in the united states and the money goes back to the women in rwanda to provide for their families. they created a partnership with j. crew, nicole miller, and ralph lauren. >> the newthing about new africa is it creates distribution channels for these women to have access to consumers that would never have access to their products prior. >> you can buy indigo africa's products online, go to and search african gifts. >>> let's get one more check on our weather forecast. doug kammerer is live outside the white house now with the national christmas tree lighting. hey, doug. >> reporter: hey, guys. they just brought up neil patrick harris. you see him right there behind me. he's got on a very nice scarf. if you see neil patrick harris, you know things are about to get started here. they're about to bring up the president in the next couple of minutes to light the national christmas tree. we'll be here right on through the rest of the evening. >> celebrating 90 years of a very special national tradition. calvin coolidge has been part of this terrifi
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
and post conflict nations such as rwanda and boss kneea. the i.n.s. -- bosnia. the institute allows students to receive an education at laroche college to study leadership and diplomacy in return for their agreement to return to their host country, home country, after graduation to help engage in the peace process and rebuild their nations. the institute successfully reflects the college's vision and mission to foster global citizenship. and that program over the years has created a bond with some of these countries, it is unlike any other institution of higher learning, in america. it has had students go through the program that have gone back to their home countries, that have very successfully become leaders in those countries and we are better off as a nation and as a global community because of their work and because of that program which initiated and continues at laroche college. it was also during my time on the board of trustees in 2004 that laroche college board of trustees appointed sister decasio as the college's seventh president. she began her career in education at la
Dec 19, 2012 8:00pm EST
weapon ban, so-called. every gun is an assault weapon. the machetes in uganda, or i'm sorry, rwanda, the worst genocide that we know of in human history. 800,000 or so, with a ma -- with machetes. of course we know during world war ii, the genocide wasn't just 800,000, it was millions. six million jews, killed by all kinds of means. so we need to be smart about the way we deal with this issue of mass murders and violence in our society. everything should be on the table. and as we continue to remember the loved ones of those who were victims of the tragedy at newtown, connecticut, things go on here in this town. this body, we've been alerted tomorrow, will vote on what's being called plan b. plan a was to try to reach an agreement with the president. but from my experience as an attorney, i've negotiated small deals, multimillion dollar deals, i have certified -- i was district judge, chief justice, certified mediator, i don't know if there's anybody else in the congressional body that's been through the training and process of becoming an international arbitrator. and a lot of expe
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